Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nspr (MDVSA-2014:125)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76068
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nspr :
Mozilla Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) before 4.10.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via vectors involving the sprintf and console functions (CVE-2014-1545).
The updated nspr packages have been upgraded to the 4.10.6 version which is unaffected by this issue.
- The rootcerts package have been upgraded to the latest version as of 2014-04-01.
- The nss packages have been upgraded to the latest 3.16.1 version which resolves various bugs.
- The sqlite3 packages have been upgraded to the 3.7.17 version for mbs1 due to an prerequisite to nss-3.16.1.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.